New Kicks for my NC700X

Made2Moto

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I just bought a 2012 700X and I want to put some Continental TKC80 tires on it. I looks like they make the right size for my front wheel (120/70/17), but the rear wheel options don't match the exact spec of 160/60/17. Does anybody know if I can substitute the 150/70B/17 for my rear tire?? Thanks!
 

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That's what I'm running on my 2018. Seems to be working just fine and I don't think the wheel sizes are any different so you should be just fine.
 

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Thanks for the info CapeMan! Does the 2018 model call for the same tire size as the 2012?

Front - 120/70/17
Rear - 160/60/17

Thanks again for your help!
 

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160/60 would be a tire height of 96mm 150/70 would be about 105 mm, not much difference but a little narrower. If you are looking for a tire that works better off road narrower may be what you want.

I am running the Shinko 705 170/60 on the rear of my NC which has a height of 102mm but is a little wider than spec but since I ride almost exclusively on the street this one works better for me.
 
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